Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, August 14, 2008

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, August 14, 2008

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Business

Labor groups take on Wal-Mart

Hispanic Community Wal-Mart store in Garland, Texas
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World

Scoring a way into the Olympics

A foreign tourist hunts for Olympic tickets in Beijing, China.
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Business

Even the wealthy are having woes

Wealthy couple on a gleeful shopping spree
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Business

Hype could be hurdle for Liu Xiang

A passenger naps on a train in Beijing as the car passes a billboard depicting hurdler Lix Xiang.
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Marketplace Morning Report®, hosted by David Brancaccio, kicks your weekday off right. Now a regular segment on NPR’s Morning Edition®, it’s a dash of news to go with that first cup of coffee. Get a global perspective on what’s making the business news headlines, airing up to five times each morning.